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General News Mon, 26 Apr 1999

Chiefs pay homage to Asantehene-elect

Kumasi (Ashanti Region) 26 April ?99

 The Asantehene-elect, Otumfuo Osei Tutu the second, on Sunday sat in state at Kwakorem, a patio at the Manhyia Palace, wearing a simple green adinkra cloth, to receive chiefs and visitors attending the concluding rites leading to his coronation.

Among the chiefs who paid homage were Nsutahene, Nana Adu-Agyei Bonsafo the third, Juansahene, Nana

Agyemang Teatua, Bantamahene, Baffour Awuah the fifth, and Tafohene, Nana Ponkor Baffour the second.

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The others were: Amakomhene, Nana Akosa Yiadom, Asemhene, Nana Baffour Kyei, the Anantahene, Baffour Appiah Dankwa the third, and Hwidiemhene, Nana Anarfi Korkorto.

The Gyaase, Ankobea, Manwere and Nkosuo division were also there. The Asantehemaa, Nana Afua Kobi

Serwaa Ampem, was represented by Nana Por, Kumasi Dompoasehemaa.

On Monday, April 26, Otumfuo Osei Tutu will be enstooled at midnight at Pramankesieso, where he will be "put" on the Golden Stool after the necessary rites have been performed at Pampaso and the Kumasi Sports Stadium.

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